Posts Tagged ‘Gambling laws’

January 26th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Legislation that would provide relaxed restrictions on gambling in South Carolina has made its first real step toward being legalized. The legislation would allow limited forms of gambling to take place in private venues. The issue of home gambling became more prominent when a raid took place against […]

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January 19th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer The gambling laws in South Carolina are widely considered archaic, as they have not been updated or changed since 1802. The laws in South Carolina have made it illegal for any game involving cards or dice, whether or not there is money or consideration on the line, to […]

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January 16th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. announced that, due to approval from the Ohio State Racing Commission, it will be finalizing the previously announced purchase of River Downs Racetrack in southeast Cincinnati, Ohio. The racetrack is expected to change hands to Pinnacle by the end of the month. The transaction, which […]

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January 12th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer A gambling webmaster in South Korea has been charged for crimes associated with illegal activities on the Internet. It has been alleged that the suspect, who has been named simply as Lee, was arrested for launching multiple denial of service attacks against rival gambling sites. Lee, 32, was […]

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December 16th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A major taboo in Japan may soon become legal, according to the Korea Herald. The Japanese government is planning on legalizing gambling and establishing casinos in order to generate additional revenue. According to a report released by the Korea Casino Association, Korean casinos could lose approximately 780 billion […]

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December 8th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In South Carolina, gambling in a social context in illegal. According to an old law, any game involving cards and dice are outlawed. Legislators in South Carolina, however, are attempting to change the laws to legalize social poker games and church raffles. Legislators are making another attempt to […]

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November 7th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The creation of jobs has been cited as a top priority for Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, and gambling expansion is a method he has cited as a way to do so. Proponents to expanded gambling in Massachusetts have stated that thousands of jobs could be created by […]

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October 18th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A criminal complaint, unsealed Wednesday, showed that an investigation had found that a couple and their son had been operating an illegal gambling business, focused on a lottery using legitimate lotto numbers, had been uncovered. Charges have only recently been filed against the couple and their son, though […]

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October 16th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Carolyn Ann Kitchen, a former West Virginia Lottery Commission inspector, has recently been charged with telling federal agents lies about her involvement in a gambling and racketeering case. According to reports, The U.S. Attorney filed a one count information against Kitchen. The charges were filed last Friday, and […]

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September 21st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Congress is back in session, and many online gamblers were hoping that the online gambling bill crafted by Barney Frank, HR 2267, would end up cutting the red tape and being signed into law. Unfortunately, HR 2267 or the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, has […]

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